Association in Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota, 1978; Bachelor in Elected Studies, St. Cloud State University, 1981.
Photographer, United States Navy, 1968-1971; photographer, Minnesota Department Transportation, St. Paul, 1973-1977; television production specialist, Minnesota Air National Guard, Minneapolis, 1978-1981; visual information superintendent, Minnesota Air National Guard, Minneapolis, since 1981; photographic supervisor, St. Cloud (Minnesota) State University, 1977-1996; media consultant and site director, Media Pro International Inc., St. Cloud, since 1996.
Served to E-5 United States Navy, 1968-1971, Vietnam.
Son of Martin John Marek and Annie L. (Uhlir) Navara. Zuela Betty Lara, October 18, 1971. Children: Jonalyn, Jeffrey, Jonathan.